In this photo taken Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, a U.S. navy jet F/A-18E Super Hornet prepares to take off from the USS George Washington (CVN-73) with the destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) in the ... more 
In this photo taken Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, a U.S. navy jet F/A-18E Super Hornet prepares to take off from the USS George Washington (CVN-73) with the destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) in the background. Less than a week after China launched its first aircraft carrier, the U.S. showed off its own big-boy supercarrier to former enemy Vietnam, one of several smaller Asian nations with jittery nerves amid Beijing's burgeoning maritime ambitions. (AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Na Son Nguyen
Sun, Aug 14, 2011 5:42 AM EDT